About Ann Zuraw

Ann Zuraw, the voice behind "Chicks, Chat and Change", is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®), and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA™).If you have comments on this post contact Ann Zuraw

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W is for Waking up to a Divorce or Not!

“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” — St. Augustine We all want a marriage that stands the test of time, after all, why would we marry in the first place.  Unfortunately, as time passes many relationships flunk this test. Surprisingly, it is the women who initiate two-thirds of […]

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V is for Various Consideration before You Buy a Vacation Home

  When considering buying a vacation home, the first question you should ask yourself is, am I ready to be married to this location? After all, you will be deciding on a regular vacation destination, and if your finances are limited, it may become your “only” vacation destination. However, being prepared and taking the appropriate […]

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Ann Benjamin Zuraw: “ SHE OWNS IT”- Featured Contributor

  Risks of a Prenuptial and Advantages of a Trust by @AZanswers   NOW THERE IS A BETTER OPTION, consider using a “Domestic Asset Protection Trust.” It will protect and control your assets using a situs (the place to which, for purposes of legal jurisdiction or taxation, a property belongs) of South Dakota, and you […]

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How to Keep Your Assets Confidential

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Happy Labor Day

Labor Day has been an American tradition and federal holiday since 1894. Today we celebrate Labor Day as individuals and as a nation while we pay tribute to each American for their hard work and diligent contribution to our country. In light of recent events, let us honor the respect to labors of our fellow […]

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Join Zuraw Financial Advisors and Help Support the United Way of Greensboro.

  United Way’s 95th-year Celebration and Kick off Campaign RSVP: UnitedWayGSO.org/kick-off

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Risks of a Prenuptial and Advantages of a Trust

Is a Trust is Right for You? Click Here Not Your Grandmother’s Trust: Women with Assets #2 In a second marriage, a prenuptial agreement would not protect you from having to pay for your spouse’s medical expenses. An example of providing skilled care 24 hours can easily cost $9000 a month and use up your […]

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U is for Unmarried Couples Need Financial & Legal Documents too!

Many adults choose to partner together without a marriage certificate; entirely a personal choice with no judgment, however, the proper legal documents can help protect your partnership in the event of disentanglement or death. Unmarried couples, regardless of the length of the relationship are classified as unrelated individuals in the eyes of the law. Should […]

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Why a Prenuptial Agreement Does Not Protect Your Assets

Is a Trust is Right for You? Click Here   Consider Using a Trust to keep control of your assets and private. A Trust situs of South Dakota has advantages over a prenuptial agreement. You can still retain control through the Directed Trust Structure and not have to sign a prenuptial agreement. Take our survey […]

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Today’s Excitement – A Total Solar Eclipse Across America!

  Why all the hullabaloo about the eclipse? Especially when a total solar eclipse is visible from someplace on the Earth’s surface approximately every 18 months. Well for starters, unless you are willing to travel the world chasing another this may be the only total eclipse that you will ever experience. It is also the […]

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